configure is not working

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Fri Sep 4 05:03:00 GMT 1998


  In message < Pine.LNX.4.02.9809021607430.31001-100000@continuum.cm.nu >you write:
  > I just compiled and installed the egcs compiler version 1.1a.  When I run
  > the configure script from any gnu program, the one generated by autoconf,
  > it flags gcc as being a cross-compiler.
  > configure
  > creating cache ./config.cache
  > checking for gcc... gcc
  > checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works... yes
  > checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) is a cross-compiler... yes
  > 
  > I have been receiving reports from users that their software is not
  > compiling and I think this is what it is because everything else works.  I
  > have compiled test programs with success and I did not compile egcs as a
  > cross-compiler.  Here's what I did to get it installed.
configure will flag the compiler as a cross compiler if it can build
binaries, but the binaries do not run.

So you need to find out why the binaries produced by egcs do no run.
Try building and running some simple test programs with the version
of egcs that you installed and see what happens.

jeff



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